need, and it is helpful to get that direction and support from the board. we will make sure to accelerate those efforts, and then finally, just a reminder, we have our workshop coming up on november. 14. it will be an all-day workshop starting at the mason center. the main things we will be covering is we will be giving an update on where we are with the strategic plan for the next six years, to get your feedback on that, and that will help guide our budget process, which is another thing. we will give you an update on the preliminary base line for the next two fiscal years, what it looks like, to also get your direction as to the budget, said that will be november 14 at mason, and that concludes my report. president nolan: thank you. director heinicke?